Dance Spotlight – Anthony Young

Anthony Young is in the Dance Spotlight!   Anthony is very active in the DFW latin dance scene and you’ll find him at a variety of socials across the metroplex. Check out some fun facts about Anthony including some of his favorite local dancers! Want to nominate someone? Contact us!

Where are you from?
I’ve been in Texas back and forth for a good part of my life.

Favorite DFW Dancers?
So many amazing up and coming dancers, I love to watch Jair Arias, Auturo and Elisa, Johan and Alyssa, and Amanda Brown. There is so much awesome talent. Shout out to my “Squad”.

Favorite DFW Socials/Places to Dance?
My favorite places to dance are Stratos on Wednesdays, the Pura Salsa events, Hot Bachata Nights Sunday’s with DJ Jose, and Salsa After Work at Chichos.

Dance Pet Peeve: (Hygiene, No connection, People who teach while dancing, etc)
My only dancing pet peeve is people taking themselves too seriously while dancing. Dancing is a release and should be enjoyed, not over-analyzed…For the love of God SMILE.

Favorite Dance Moment?
Every moment dancing is my favorite because I love it so much.

Favorite Dance Genre?
I go back and forth from Salsa to Bachata based on my mood.

What dance movie title describes your attitude while dancing? Why?
Shall We Dance with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (1937) or Dance With Me (1998).

Favorite dance video you’d like to share?
This video from B.I.G. last year is one of my favorites. It features two of my absolute favorite dancers, Magna Gopal and Terry Tauliaut!

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